• Indirect Costs are limited to 12% or less.
  • Project requires identifying a primary (lead) grant contact and primary organization. The primary organization will manage reporting and budget allocation. All participating organizations will be listed as grant recipients for the project
  • Wet lab expenses are NOT included.
  • If a proposal is funded, the contract includes:
    • Data sharing statement:
      The ICI fund is committed to data sharing and the reuse of tools in a secure and accessible environment. Data or other tools generated from a funded project have to be submitted to one or more repositories, commons or other platforms for sharing to support the research community and to help advance cancer discoveries. All results shown in manuscripts need to be reproducible by others based on data made publicly available. We ask you to provide a statement to explain how the data or tools resulting from your work will be shared. Please be specific about how you will share your work and your timeline for doing so.
    • Submission of a brief status report every 6 months.
    • Multi-year grant submissions are required to include yearly, 12 month, milestones for the purpose of evaluating progress towards overall project goals. These milestones must be achieved in order to qualify for the following year of funding.
    • At the 12 month mark of each year, participate in a 30 min web-based presentation. The ICI community and advisors will be invited to comment and ask questions. ICI Advisors determine the next round of funding.
    • Notify The ICI Fund in writing of any changes in address affecting the grant's principal investigators (PI), change in PI while the grant is active, or changes in the party or parties accepting responsibility for the grant.
    • Identify the Fund for Innovation in Cancer Informatics as a funder of the research in scientific reports and papers. When possible, please provide the web address: the-ici-fund.org. Please submit all reports and notifications to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We will also ask you to provide links to your publications or data on this ICI Fund website.
    • Submit a final report containing non-technical, scientific, and financial information.